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Just Another Sunday: A Novel by Elizabeth Good
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.00 from 1 review)
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Expectations by Truman Dayon Godwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A young boy grows up during the difficult days of the Great Depression, where he faces many problems and choices that conflict with his perception of what he and other people might normally EXPECT.
The Convention by Robert Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?
The Bird Children by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 226,830. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .
The Shape of a Name by Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
The Circle Of Na'mow by Anna McDermott & Gretchen Wiegand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1974, Bridget, Ella, and Lola, three naive adolescents, leave behind their mundane, predictable lives to pursue unconstrained passion and adventure. They find their way to Na’mow, a mountain hidden behind Boulder’s majestic Flatirons in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
FireGrrl by Sharon Ryals Tamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
The Fourth Man by Philip Matthews
Price: Free! Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel is about the sentimental education of an Irish writer, Richard Butler. Given the limited possibilities of the biographical novel, Butler's early life is conveyed by means of sixteen episodes to indicate the intense aura of significance that can accompany certain moments in a life, so that some sense can be made of his life by tracing the connections between these events.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies by M.W. Jacobs
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Spact Cadets: Graduation by Steven Jon Halasz
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
Wren by Belinda Weikel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Wren’s seventeenth birthday is not a joyous event for her. She does not want to be courted by every willing man in the colony; and especially, not by the Chief’s son. Things go from bad to worse as Wren finds her birthday celebration interrupted by uninvited guests. When the black suits come, people are taken, never to be seen again. Now, Wren finds herself a slave of the black suits, and a la
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory by Andrew Barger
Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
Darla Decker Hates to Wait by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Patience is for people without worlds to conquer. I’m practically a teen, and I have ZERO patience. ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Hates to Wait" begins a journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Fire Boy by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature?
All That Remains: a Newtonberg story by David Emprimo
Series: The Newtonberg stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
A story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.
Apathy by Shakil Baliyavi, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
this is a story of an old person presented in a unique way. this is a sort of experiment telling the changing values of life. this book is focused on the old age and starts from the child hood of the character.
Lonesome Serenity by Hannah Mo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?